Australasian Animal Studies Association

Ellis, Elizabeth

Ellis, Elizabeth

Honorary Senior Fellow,
School of Law

University of Wollongong

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Elizabeth taught law at the University of Wollongong from 1997 to 2009. She introduced the subject Animal Law in 2008 and has taught it numerous times since then. She has also published in this field, including book chapters and journal articles.  She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Animal Studies Journal.


Animal Law publications include book chapters, journal articles, an animal law edition of Hot Topics for LIAC and opinion pieces for The Conversation and Policy Forum. She also uses Animal Law to illustrate general issues in her first year text Principles and Practice of Australian Law (3rd ed, 2013).

Elizabeth's book Australian Animal Law: Context and Critique was published by Sydney University Press July 2022: